I've been asked to do various types of cruises.
Swimming upstream in the music business is a hard thing to do.
If anyone looks back to the '70s, '80s with nostalgic rosy colored glasses and goes, 'Well, everything was awesome.' No, everything was not awesome!
There's always a personal satisfaction in writing a song by yourself. You get the inspiration, and see it through, and you're done. It's focused and very personal.
I realized if I'm not really making an album, I don't have to be concerned about things like stylistic consistency, pacing, a coherent mood. All that stuff goes out the window.
Having a mustache and never smiling became a permanent component of my persona through the quaintly self-important decade of the seventies.